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Mahidol University has three campuses in the Bangkok metropolitan area: the large suburban campus at Salaya in nearby Nakhonpathom province, and two inner city campuses in Bangkok Noi and Phayathai in the Bangkok area, in addition to downtown high-rise office site for the College of Management. There are also provincial campuses in Kanchanaburi, Nakhon Sawan and Amnaj Charoen provinces. Mahidol's campuses are electronically linked by a state-of-the-art computer network which provides academic, research and administrative computing services to the various departments ofthe university and to all staff and students.

Salaya Campus

Salaya Campus Faculty of Engineering is located in Salaya Campus, just a short distance from Bangkok's city limits in Phuttamonthon District, Nakhonpathom Province, on 520 acres (210 hectares) of natural beauty, land scaped  gardens and  lush tropical scenery. Salaya Campus houses 7 Faculties, 7 Institutes, 5 Colleges, and 2 Centers.

Cost of Living

The living in Salaya area is relatively inexpensive. The following table is an example of monthly expenses of an average student here*

Item Approximate Cost (Baht)
   (one-bedroom, fully furnished, air-conditioned)
   (telephone, electricity, cable, internet, etc...)
   Transportation 1,000
   Meals (200 baht per day) 6,000
   Books, Photocopying costs, Stationery 1,000
   Miscellaneous (movies, groceries, etc...) 1,000
Total 15,000  (450 US $)

* For budgeting purposes, actual living expense may vary depending on lifestyles.

Health Care

Mahidol University is one of the few universities in the world with 3 Faculties of Medicine providing professional medical treatment up to the quaternary care level for the public. Our staff and students are covered by the University health insurance plan, applicable for treatment at any of the University’s three first-class hospitals : Siriraj Hospital on Bangkok Noi Campus, or Ramathibodi Hospital or the Hospital for Tropical Diseases on Phayathai Campus. Additional medical services are now available at  the Golden Jubilee Medical Center on Salaya Campus. Specialized dental care is also available at the Dental Clinic at the Faculty of Dentistry on Phayathai Campus. Students and staff should pay at the time of treatment and then ask for reimburse-ment later. Eight Student Health Centers staffed by nursing personnel, with scheduled visiting hours by medical doctors, offer treatment for basic medical problems free of charge at various Faculties in the three Bangkok-area campuses.


Sports  Mahidol University offers a wide range of modern and well-equipped sport facilities for both indoor and  outdoor sports at all  campuses , including swimming pools, basketball and tennis courts and indoor gymnasiums.  At Salaya Campus in particular, the College of Sport Science and Technology has 5 swimming pools(one Olympic-sized) and a fitness center with weight training equipment, sauna and aerobics available for use. Additional sport facilities include tennis courts, petanque courts, soccer fields and large indoor stadiums for basketball, volleyball and other indoor sports. Students are encouraged to take part in both competitive sports and physical exercise.

Assistance for International Students

The Public Sector and International Relations Office at the Faculty of Graduate Studies can assist international students with accomodations, transportations, and visa documents. You may contact them directly at:

Public Sector and International Relations Office
Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University 
25/25 Phuttamonthon Sai 4 Rd. Salaya, Nakhonpathom 73170 THAILAND
Tel: (662) 441-4188 Fax: (662) 441-4188 
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For general inquiries about the university, please contact International Relations Division at the Office of the President at:

International Relations Division
Office of the President, Mahidol University
25/25 Phuttamonthon Sai 4 Rd. Salaya, Nakhonpathom 73170 THAILAND
Tel: (662) 849-623O (Director), (662) 849-6231-3, (662) 849-6235-6 Fax: (662) 849-6237

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